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Author: Donald Dennie
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
Keywords: canadienne, franaise, rgion, sudbury, communaut, une, inco, tude, transition, ombre
Number of Pages: 305
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 276030518X
ISBN-13: 9782760305182

Se placant dans une optique resolument materialiste, l'auteur etude l'histoire socio-economique d'une communaute canadienne-francaise de la region de Sudbury entre 1890 et 1972. L'etude decrit le passage, apres la Deuxieme Guerre mondiale, d'un mode de petite production independante au mode de production capitaliste et explique comment ce passage a affecte la vie des Canadiens francais de Rayside-Balfour, a l'ouest de Sudbury. L'auteur concentre son attention sur la paroisse, les rapports de production et de propriete, le pouvoir religieux et laique, et l'evolution demographique de cette popul

Author: Elizabeth Cushion
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: natural, resource, management, poverty, impacts, development, issues, bioenergy
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 0821376292
ISBN-13: 9780821376294

Bioenergy has been critically important since our ancestors first used wood to cook their food and stay warm at night. Traditional forms of bioenergy, firewood and cow dung patties, remain primary fuel sources for many rural and poor people. More modern sources of bioenergy-including ethanol and biodiesel for transport and wood pellets for heating, among many others-offer great promise but generate great controversy.This book gives an overview of bioenergy developments. It examines the main issues and possible socioeconomic implications of these developments, as well as their potential impacts

Author: David Lawrence Peterson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: western, north, america, wildfire, following, timber, harvest, effects
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1437926665
ISBN-13: 9781437926668

This synthesis provides an ecological foundation for management of the diverse ecosystems and fire regimes of North America, based on scientific principles of fire interactions with vegetation, fuels, and biophysical processes. Although a large amount of scientific data on fire exists, most of those data have been collected at small spatial and temporal scales. Thus, it is challenging to develop consistent science-based plans for large spatial and temporal scales where most fire management and planning occur. Understanding the regional geographic context of fire regimes is critical for develop

Author: Boniface Essama-Nssah
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: political, economy, difficult, development, forest, sector, cameroon
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2000-07
ISBN-10: 0821347608
ISBN-13: 9780821347607

This country case study, part of the Operations Evaluation Department (OED) A Review of the 1991 World Bank Forest Strategy and Its Implementation, evaluates World Bank operations in Cameroon for their consistency with the strategy. The strategic aspects of those operations are judged here on their relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, institutional development, and sustainability. The fundamental objective of the forest policy reform in Cameroon was to establish a transparent, equitable, and sustainable management system for forest resources. The outcome of the reform process was limited, for

Author: Paul Romeij
Publisher: Treemail
Keywords: forestry, plantation, truth, variations, gold
Number of Pages: 221
Published: 1999-01-01
ISBN-10: 9080444324
ISBN-13: 9789080444324

Green Gold explores the Internet as a tool to extract accountability from Trans Nationally operating Corporations. It exposes the collapsed Teakwood investment program of the Delta Lloyd-OHRA Insurance and Banking group and the world’s largest environmental organization, WWF. Peer reviewed. "Compulsory" -- Prof. Dr. J.C. Centeno "Possibly brilliant" -- Prof. Dr. J. van Acker "Extremely thorough and authoritative" -- Prof. Dr. A. Heertje Review This book methodically recounts the technical, legal, political and ethical aspects of a teak plantation established in Costa Rica by the

Author: Walter Judson Moore
Publisher: Walter Judson Moore Imprints
Keywords: life, new, russia, drama, development, letters, novel, titov
Number of Pages: 544
Published: 2005-06-01
ISBN-10: 1411632028
ISBN-13: 9781411632028

BOOK DESCRIPTION: In The Titov Letters, teenage Nina comes of age in - and in spite of - early 1990s Russia as she and her friends tell about life, privations, successes, attempted coups, abortion and worse, while her father shepherds a colleague's barter enterprise to riches.Four friends transition from secondary school to university or conservatory and then to not always blissful married life and careers. Juxtaposed and linked with their lives is the enterprise and threats of violence from a greedy pseudo-oligarch high in the Kremlin.Rich detail of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, rural Lodeyn
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